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Community Happenings

A list of events offered by other groups that support a local food system, healthy environment and community.

Take a look at some of the exciting events offered by other groups in the region.

Tap into an amazing network of people supporting local food systems, a healthy environment and community.

Sno-Valley Tilth
8th Annual Snoqualmie Valley Seed Exchange 

Share, Collect, Learn and Grow: The 8th Annual Snoqualmie Valley Seed Exchange is a local gardening event for everyone to share free seeds, collect planting teps, learn gardening techniques for the PNW climate. 
WHEN: Saturday, February 10, 2018 from 11 AM to 2:30 PM
WHERE: Cedarcrest High School, Commons Room - 29000 NE 150th St, Duvall, WA 98019
COST: Free community event for all ages
MORE INFO: 
http://www.snoqualmievalleyseedexchange.org

21 Acres
21 Acres Farm Camps 

21 Acres Farm Camps are 1 or 2 week long camps for kids ages 4-6, 8-11, 7-12, and 13-16. Campers learn about a variety of things including: farm management, sustainable farming practices, gardening, and local food. Kids love playing games in 21 Acres' farm meadow, cooking with farm fresh food,w and interacting with farm animals. This season we have 7 awesome camp themes: Farm Life Safari, Farm by Design, Garden Master Chefs, Minds Crafting Your Garden, Farmland Explorers, and Pizza Organica!
WHEN: We're offering two spring break camps in April and 9 summer camps from late June to early August. Camps are 1 or 2 weeks in length.
WHERE: 21 Acres Farm at 13701 NE. 171st St. Woodinville, WA 98072
COST: Camp fees range from $200-$580, depending on the type and length of the camp. 
MORE INFO: For more info http://21acres.org, e-mail krystalw@21acres.org or call 425-481-1500. 

Bastyr University

Certificate in Holistic Landscape Design- Accepting Applications
A year-long evening and weekend program focused on the cultivation of edible and medicinal plants and permaculture design.  Students earn a Permaculture Design Certificate through the Permaculture Institute of North America in addition to the Bastyr Certificate.  Students utilize the University's wooded 51-acre campus, Medicinal herb garden, and community projects for hands-on design practice.
WHEN: October 2017- August 2018
WHERE: Bastyr University, 14500 Juanita Drive NE. Kenmore WA 98028
COST: $15,000
MORE INFO: https://bastyr.edu/academics/holistic-landscape-design/certificate/chld#Summary

Shadow Habitat

Restoration and Education Program Manager
SHADOW Lake Nature Preserve Restoration Work Party
WHEN: January 13, 2018 from 10 AM to 2 PM, recurring every Saturday through March 31, 2018
WHERE: SHADOW Lake Nature Preserve 21656 184th Ave SE, Renton, WA 98058
COST: Free
More info: 
http://shadowhabitat.org/calendar

Kitsap Fresh

Operations Manager 
This is an hourly, part-time, paid position with no benefits for up to 20 hours per week starting in March 2018. Pay is dependent on experience. The purpose of this position is to manage all aspects of the Local Food marketplace software and oversee successful aggregation and delivery of food. The position is also intended to expand Kitsap Fresh by developing key relationships with producers and engage a broader audience of customers. This may include (but not limited to) developing partnerships with other local food-related organizations to leverage expertise, customer bases, and funding sources.
WHEN: Position starts March 2018
WHERE: Kitsap County
COST: N/A
MORE INFOhttps://kitsapfresh.org/2017/10/18/kitsap-fresh-is-hiring/
 
GRuB
Lead Garden Builder
A year-long evening and weekend program focused on the cultivation of edible and medicinal plants and permaculture design.  Students earn a Permaculture Design Certificate through the Permaculture Institute of North America in addition to the Bastyr Certificate.  Students utilize the University's wooded 51-acre campus, Medicinal herb garden, and community projects for hands-on design practice.
WHEN: Priority application deadline is January 15, 2018
WHERE: GRuB in Olympia, WA
COST: This is a full-time position. Compensation is $1,202 monthly living stipend (before taxes) and $2,907 educational award upon successful completion of service term. Basic health care and childcare assistance are also available. 
MORE INFO: http://goodgrub.org/2017/12/join-grubs-work/

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